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ballet-nimbaBallet Nimba (African Dance Theatre) visits Sherston as part of this year’s Boules & Carnival on Wednesday 11th July at the village hall at 7.30pm. This is just prior to their appearance at WOMAD 2012 in a few weeks' time.

Tickets adult £5 under 16’s £3 are available from Sherston Post Office Stores or phone 01666 840348. Licensed bar.

Led by the irrepressible Idrissa Camara of Guinea, Ballet Nimba combines musicians and dancers from across West Africa to produce dynamic, compelling dance theatre with amazing musicianship and percussive beats that will outstand you. Expect to hear the sounds of a Fulani flute, Ngoni, Bolon Bata, Kirin, Djembe, Wassaoumba and the Doundoun drums, with 6 of the most agile dancers you've ever seen!

Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vWhpOR39TO0

Read the Reviews:

"One of the best kept artistic secrets burst on to the stage, grabbed us, mind, body and spirit and fed us a cherished hour of the most exciting and dynamic African dance imaginable..........if you want to celebrate the joy of living spend an hour with Ballet Nimba" Theatre (source: Wales Review)

"Traditional masks and outfits make Ballet Nimba's visually stunning performance into a real carnival event....Two of West Africa's most talented percussionists competed to astonish the audience with their superhuman drumming" (source: Bristol Online Review)

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